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Old 11-05-2003, 07:36 AM   #1
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WineX 3.1 - problems using! please help...

I installed redhat 9, and got everything to work.
I got some programs, and I can now do everything I could do with winblows.

However, I still can't play games!
I want to install battlefield 1942 on linux.

I heard about wine and wineX.
wineX is the one you use for games right?

transgaming .com - wineX 3.1 site

It costs 5$ for 3 months.
I don't want to pay that, not untill I check if it works for me.

with google I found this:

www003.portalis .it/115/ winex.html - Free wineX 3.1 download... (100% legal)
I downloaded the files and installed everything...

I now have wineX 3.1 installed...
I want to install battlefield 1942.

But how can I install it from my CD-ROM???

Help a please!!!

Old 11-05-2003, 08:40 AM   #2
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I've done some searching and reading...
from what I understand, I need to copy the files to my hard drive and install them via WinX like that?

I have 2 CD-ROMS, I copyed from the second one to the hard drive.
So all the files are now in /mnt/cdrom (and I don't have a CD-ROM inserted)

Then I tried to open the terminal and run the .exe with wine... this is what I got:

[root@localhost root]# wine /mnt/cdrom/Setup.exe
wine: chdir to /root/.wine/wineserver-localhost.localdomain : No such file or directory
[root@localhost root]#

Please help! am I on the right track at least???
Old 11-05-2003, 09:11 AM   #3
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That's why you pay the $5. They have a forum over there and you get the readme's on trouble shooting.

Go to they're site, d/l Point2Play. It's a gui front end. From that proggy you can d/l the latest WineX and it will install it's self. Then you install from there.

I got Warcraft3 to play and a crapload of window's aps. Last time I tried BF they where on the 1.45 patch and there where some issues with cd changing. But with the new patch I think it should be better. Patches are also a pain to install. So if you have the 2 ex-packs is should go easier, because they patch during install. Then you just have to worry about the last one.
Old 11-05-2003, 09:18 AM   #4
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I'll register there and pay the 5$...

But first I need to un-installl what ever it is the hell I installed! how do I do that?

And can you please give me a link to Point2Play? I can't find it on their site...


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